50 Glamorous Photos of Actress & Model Elsa Martinelli During the 1950s and 1960s

Born 1935 as Elisa Tia in Grosseto, Tuscany, Italian actress and fashion model Elsa Martinelli moved to Rome with her family and was discovered by Roberto Capucci who introduced her to the world of fashion in 1953. Martinelli became a model and began playing small roles in films. She appeared in Claude Autant-Lara’s Le RougeContinue reading “50 Glamorous Photos of Actress & Model Elsa Martinelli During the 1950s and 1960s”

23 Vintage Portrait Photos of Men With Mustaches

Mustaches and sideburns are to a man, much like make-up is to a woman. Facial hair can range from the very subtle to the very extreme. Of course, it probably goes without saying that plenty of celebrities also made their own personal statement with the facial hair statement. Sideburns have been called everything from skinnyContinue reading “23 Vintage Portrait Photos of Men With Mustaches”

22 Stunning Photos of Actress Chili Williams in the 1940s

Known as “The Polka-Dot Girl,” Chili Williams (born Marian Sorenson in 1921) was discovered by a modeling agent in 1943 at Fire Island in New York. The modeling agent’s photographer, Ewing Krainin, took her picture while she was frolicking in the Atlantic Ocean surf, and the series of photos appeared in the September 27, 1943Continue reading “22 Stunning Photos of Actress Chili Williams in the 1940s”

35 Amazing Photos of 1960s and 1970s Celebrities

After having been fashion photographer, John French’s, assistant, David Bailey begins the 1960s with a contract with Vogue and rapidly becomes a leading figure of the Swinging London scene, chronicling the unrestricted existences of models and musicians. Although he admits being fascinated by the Renaissance art and the painter, Caravaggio, the British photographer favors minimalist,Continue reading “35 Amazing Photos of 1960s and 1970s Celebrities”

27 Vintage Photos of Beautiful Women’s Hairstyles From the 1940s

Women’s hairstyles and their beauty from the ever stylish 1940s with their pin-up curls and more. Curls were used to dress an area of the hair, like the opposite side to a roll, or piled up on the crown area for an updo. For those with straighter hair (and spare cash), waves and curls wereContinue reading “27 Vintage Photos of Beautiful Women’s Hairstyles From the 1940s”

38 Stunning Photos of Actress Vivi Bach in the 1960s

Born 1939 in Copenhagen, Danish singer, actress and icon Vivi Bach appeared in 48 films between 1958 and 1974; notably known for Holiday in St. Tropez (1964), Soldaterkammerater rykker ud (1959) and Das Rätsel der roten Quaste (1963). Bach was nicknamed “the first Danish teenager of Denmark” and “the Danish Brigitte Bardot”. She died inContinue reading “38 Stunning Photos of Actress Vivi Bach in the 1960s”

28 Vintage Photographs of Female Viet Cong Soldiers in the Vietnam War

The Vietnam War still remains controversial and people on both sides suffered immense losses and clearly at least some of these pics are staged, but regardless of your feeling on the issue, these pictures provide a historical reminder of the strength of the women who fought alongside their male counterparts but are often not acknowledgedContinue reading “28 Vintage Photographs of Female Viet Cong Soldiers in the Vietnam War”

23 Hollywood Actresses That Defined Short Hairstyles From Between the 1920s and 1930s

In the 1920s, a woman decided to cut her hair was a serious thing. In short, long hair was considered feminine and short hair was not. But not as everyone thought, short hairstyles as marcel wave, finger wave, bob cut… were popular in this era, and even the 1930s. These glamorous photographs of Hollywood beautiesContinue reading “23 Hollywood Actresses That Defined Short Hairstyles From Between the 1920s and 1930s”

24 Rare Portraits of Yoko Ono in the Early 1960s, Before She Married John Lennon

Yoko Ono is a multimedia artist who became known worldwide in the 1960s when she married Beatles front man John Lennon. Ono first met John Lennon of the Beatles on November 9, 1966, when he visited a preview of her exhibition at the Indica Gallery in London, England. Lennon was taken with the positive, interactiveContinue reading “24 Rare Portraits of Yoko Ono in the Early 1960s, Before She Married John Lennon”